1919: Two Aeroplanes Collide

And Crash With Fatal Result. Ex-Officer of R.A.F. Killed.

An aeroplane accident of an unusual type occurred at Aldringham, near Aldeburgh, shortly before noon yesterday.

Two machines collided with great force and crashed to the earth. As a result, ex-Lieutenant Max Jacobs, R.A.F., lately demobilised, who is stated to have been on a week-end visit to the district, was killed and three other persons seriously injured.

The deceased, whose parents live at Blackheath, is a married man with one little daughter, aged four. He has been staying at Aldeburgh, where he had previously been stationed for about a year.

Dundee Courier, Monday 26 May 1919